Software Engineer, Fitbit

December 16, 2022
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Job Description


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience working with C, C++, Java, Kotlin, Python, Swift, or Flutter.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in mobile or wearable app design, performance optimization, customer architecture, and tools.
  • Experience with hardware debug and ultra low power/ultra small footprint software design.
  • Experience working in start-up like teams, quickly delivering rapid prototypes, and proofs of concept.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment.

About the job

Google’s software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our products need to handle information at massive scale, and extend well beyond web search. We’re looking for engineers who bring fresh ideas from all areas, including information retrieval, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking and data storage, security, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, UI design and mobile; the list goes on and is growing every day. As a software engineer, you will work on a specific project critical to Google’s needs with opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward.

Fitbit’s diverse line of innovative products of smartwatches, trackers and smart scale help people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their health and fitness goals. Our products deliver personalized experiences, insights and guidance through leading software and interactive tools to support our users’ health and wellness. Partnering with Google will expand our resources and global platform, and we will be able to accelerate innovation in the wearables category to scale faster, and make health even more accessible to everyone.


  • Write user-facing mobile and wearable applications, create robust production applications, and develop prototypes quickly.
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance mobile and wearable software solutions, hardware components, drivers, system technologies, and features.
  • Ensure quality implementing unit and integration tests as well as other mobile and wearable software architecture best practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver features and products.
  • Manage project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables.